Classes & Events

May 29
2024
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

You Really Need a Protocol!

Instructor(s):
Evans Whitaker
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Seats left: 18
Would you build a house without plans? Would you navigate without a map? Many who start on the arduous and time-consuming task of writing a systematic review or one of the kindred publication types do exactly that! With a thorough, well-designed protocol you have the plan and map you need ...
Jun 04
2024
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Zotero Advanced

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward
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This session builds on the Zotero Basics class. You will learn at least two more ways of importing citations from databases and websites. You will learn how to organize your citations into Collections, how to use different citation styles, how to attach PDF documents, and how to integrate Zotero with ...
Jun 05
2024
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Zoom

Introduction to Research Data Management

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 24
Your research data is important. In this session, we’ll discuss how to properly store, organize, and document your work to ensure that important data isn’t lost and that you are meeting expectations set by the parties that fund and publish your research. After this session, you’ll have the tools required ...
Jun 10
2024
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Lane Library Conference Room

Python for Beginners, Part 1

Instructor(s):
Nikhil Milind
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Seats left: 11
Python is an interpreted, high-level, general-purpose programming language. Part 1 of this interactive, hands-on session introduces students to the basic functionalities of Python as students will learn foundational programming skills and gain experience in applying Python to real-world scenarios that they can then use in the context of their own work. ...
Jun 12
2024
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain

Historical Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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Seats left: 0
Take a historical walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour explores the school's history within the broader history of California medicine from the pre-colonial Ohlone period to the present, and highlights some of the architectural elements and art installations that reflect those histories. The tour begins at the ...
Jun 17
2024
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Lane Library Conference Room

Python for Beginners, Part 2

Instructor(s):
Nikhil Milind
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Seats left: 15
Part 2 of this interactive, hands-on session builds on what participants learned in Part 1, and it continues to expand foundational programming skills and practical applications of Python that students can apply in the context of their own work. Learning objectives: 1) automate tasks with loops; 2) perform conditional operations; ...
Jun 24
2024
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Literature Searching Using PubMed Like a Pro

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
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Seats left: 32
Discover the secrets of effective PubMed searching in this hands-on workshop. Attendees will learn how to use MeSH, Limits, Clinical Queries, Related Articles, My NCBI, and FindIt@Stanford to locate references, download full-text, and create current awareness profiles quickly and easily. Please note: This class will be held via Zoom and recorded. ...
Aug 29
2024
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Create and Implement Competitive NIH Data Management Plans

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 49
An important part of NIH grant proposals is the Data Management and Sharing Plan (DMSP) – a short document that describes what data will be acquired by the proposed work and how it’ll be kept, used, and made available to others. For funded grants, the contents of this plan become ...